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English rock singer-songwriter, composer and pianist

Elton John is ...

Born 25 Mar 1947 in Pinner
Age73 years, 3 months
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Elton John attending the premiere of The Union at the Tribeca Film Festival.

About Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Collaborating with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967 on more than 30 albums, John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100, including seven number ones in the UK and nine in the US, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the US. His tribute single "Candle in the Wind 1997", rewritten in dedication to Diana, Princess of Wales, sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts. He has also produced records and occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford F.C. from 1976 to 1987 and from 1997 to 2002. He is an honorary life president of the club. Raised in the Pinner area of Greater London, John learned to play piano at an early age, and by 1962 had formed Bluesology, an R&B band with whom he played until 1967. He met his longtime musical partner Taupin in 1967, after they both answered an advert for songwriters. For two years, they wrote songs for artists including Lulu, and John worked as a session musician for artists including the Hollies and the Scaffold. In 1969, John's debut album, Empty Sky, was released. In 1970, his first hit single, "Your Song", from his second album, Elton John, reached the top ten in the UK and the US. John has also had success in musical films and theatre, composing for The Lion King and its stage adaptation, Aida and Billy Elliot the Musical. John has received five Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards, two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Tony Award, a Disney Legends award, and the Kennedy Center Honor. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him 49th on its list of 100 influential musicians of the rock and roll era. In 2013, Billboard ranked him the most successful male solo artist on the Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists, and third overall, behind the Beatles and Madonna. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992, and is a fellow of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. He was knighted by Elizabeth II for "services to music and charitable services" in 1998. John has performed at a number of royal events, such as the funeral of Princess Diana at Westminster Abbey in 1997, the Party at the Palace in 2002 and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert outside Buckingham Palace in 2012. John has been involved in the fight against AIDS since the late 1980s. In 1992, he established the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and a year later he began hosting his annual Academy Awards Party, which has since become one of the biggest high-profile Oscar parties in the Hollywood film industry. Since its inception, the foundation has raised over £300 million. John, who announced he was bisexual in 1976 and has been openly gay since 1988, entered into a civil partnership with David Furnish on 21 December 2005; they married after same-sex marriage became legal in England and Wales in 2014. Presenting John with France's highest civilian award, the Legion d'honneur, in 2019, French President Emmanuel Macron called him a "melodic genius" and praised his work on behalf of the LGBT community. In 2018, John embarked on a three-year farewell tour.

He is also known as Reg Dwight, Sir Elton Hercules John and Reginald Kenneth Dwight.


Elton John has been involved with:

The Diving Board
album by Elton John
2017 compilation album by Elton John
Made in England
album by Elton John
Songs from the West Coast
album by Elton John
Blue Moves
1976 double studio album by Elton John
The Very Best of Elton John
Sleeping with the Past
album by Elton John
Too Low for Zero
album by Elton John
The One
Elton John album
twenty-fourth studio album by British singer/songwriter Elton John, released in 1993
21 at 33
album by Elton John
Rock of the Westies
1975 studio album by Elton John
Ice on Fire
1985 studio album by Elton John
A Single Man
1978 studio album by Elton John; twelfth studio album by British singer/songwriter Elton John, released in 1978
1974 studio album Elton John
Leather Jackets
Elton John album
Elton John
1970 sophomore studio album by Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection
album by Elton John
The Big Picture
album by Elton John
Reg Strikes Back
The Fox
Elton John album
The Union
album by Elton John
Breaking Hearts
1984 album by British singer/songwriter Elton John
Jump Up!
album by Elton John
Madman Across the Water
Wonderful Crazy Night
album by Elton John
Peachtree Road
Live in Australia with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
live album by Elton John
Rocketman: Music From The Motion Picture
2019 soundtrack album by Various artists
Good Morning to the Night
album by Elton John
Victim of Love
1979 studio album by Elton John
Here and There
1976 live album by British singer-songwriter Elton John
Empty Sky
album by Elton John
Rare Masters
1992 compilation album by Elton John
Chartbusters Go Pop
compilation album by Elton John
soundtrack album for the 1971 film Friends
Lady Samantha
The Muse
album by Elton John